Friday, August 13, 2010

 

Chinatown fun, food and input on Saturday August 21, come on over


by Larry Geller

River St. Block Party FlyerI've been complaining about those trellis posts in Chinatown, so I must also report that the community has been getting together to plan a vision for their neighborhood.

It’s a coordinated grassroots effort supported by the Acting Mayor's Office of Economic Development and co-sponsored by the Friends of Chinatown and the City and County of Honolulu.

The Friends are working with District 1 Community Police and the Chinatown Weed and Seed's Citizens Patrol, local corporations and businesses.

You can come over to Chinatown for a day of fun and also provide your input to the Friends of Chinatown.

The day-long block party will run along River Street, on the Sun Yat-sen and College Walk Malls and portions of Kukui Street. Starting at 10:45 free sketchpads will be given away while supplies last.

Go early for the lion dance (10:15). Come late for the 7 p.m. torch lighting and Woks of Fire, followed by dancing under the stars. Don’t forget to bring a camera.

If you click on the image, you should be able to get a larger version to stick up someplace. Pass it on. Saturday, August 21, food, fun, art and input in Chinatown.





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